‘Traumatizing and abusive’: Immigrants reveal personal toll of ankle monitors

13 Jul No Comments Katerina Fedorova Uncategorized , ,

‘Traumatizing and abusive’: Immigrants reveal personal toll of ankle monitors While Biden defends electronic bands as alternative to detention, advocates urge proper legal help for immigrants show up to court Immigrants in America who are forced to wear electronic ankle monitors suffer from an emotional, mental and physical toll, which

Biden to push millions of immigrants to apply for US citizenship

9 Jul No Comments Katerina Fedorova Uncategorized , ,

Biden to push millions of immigrants to apply for US citizenship The Biden administration launched a government-wide effort aimed at encouraging millions of immigrants to apply to become U.S. citizens, the Department of Homeland Security announced Friday. Officials at its U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency debuted an inter-agency plan

ICE ends Trump-era policy of fining undocumented immigrants, calling penalties ‘ineffective’

28 Apr No Comments Katerina Fedorova Uncategorized , , ,

ICE ends Trump-era policy of fining undocumented immigrants, calling penalties ‘ineffective’   (CNN)Immigration and Customs Enforcement will no longer issue fines to undocumented immigrants who have failed to depart the United States, the agency announced Friday, a reversal from the Trump-era policy that threatened immigrants with thousands of dollars in

Trump blocked path to green cards for low-income immigrants. Biden removed that hurdle.

15 Mar No Comments Katerina Fedorova Uncategorized , , ,

Legal immigrants in the United States who receive public benefits will no longer face hurdles imposed by the Trump administration to obtain their permanent resident cards or green cards. The 2019 final rule on Public Charge ground of inadmissibility — a harsh policy that impacted low-income immigrants who wanted to adjust their